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[movies]The Plow That Broke The Plains (Part I) - Pare Lorentz
Classic drama which details the Great Plains during the Depression. With Cinematography by Leo Hurwitz, Ralph Steiner, Paul Ivano and Paul Strand. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films.
Keywords: Great Depression (1930s)
Downloads: 27,445 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies][Griffith Park Relief Workers Demonstration] - Unknown
Demonstration in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California, "against city and city officials which caused murder of 100 relief workers in Griffith Park Fire." Shows crowds, speakers and placards. Title at end of story promotes "The Camera in the Class Struggle."
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Communism; Demonstration
Downloads: 6,048 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Steel: A Symphony of Industry - Audio Productions
Dramatic presentation of steel production.
Keywords: Metals: Steel; Labor: 1930s
Downloads: 16,910 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Financing the American Family - Chicago Film Laboratory, Inc.
How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression.
Keywords: Economics; Consumerism; Great Depression (1930s)
Downloads: 7,513 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]From Dawn to Sunset (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This classic example of "capitalist realism" depicts a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the U.S., while attempting to convince them that their own fortunes were inextricably linked to the fortunes of General Motors.
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Consumerism; Automobiles: Manufacturing
Downloads: 7,281 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Frontiers of the Future (A Screen Editorial With Lowell Thomas) - Audio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council
Produced to convince Depression-weary Americans that new frontiers still lay ahead. Excellent compilation of stock shots of 1930s-era manufacturing, research laboratories and industry.
Keywords: Great Depression (1930s); Manufacturing; Manifest Destiny
Downloads: 12,271 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 14,277 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Released the same year as two other films with which it shares similarities: MODERN TIMES and TRIUMP...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 33,311 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part III) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 12,151 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]From Dawn to Sunset (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This classic example of "capitalist realism" depicts a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the U.S., while attempting to convince them that their own fortunes were inextricably linked to the fortunes of General Motors.
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Consumerism; Automobiles: Manufacturing
Downloads: 11,319 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]City, The (Part II) - American Documentary Films, Inc.
The Regional Planning Association of America's plea for community chaotic cities and urban sprawl. Directors: Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke. Script: Henwar Rodakiewicz, from an outline by Pare Lorentz. Commentary written by Lewis Mumford. Narrator: Morris Carnovsky. Photography: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, Jules V.D. Bucher, Edward Anhalt, Roger Barlow and Rudolph Bretz. Editor: Theodore Lawrence...
Keywords: Sustainability: 1930s; City planning; Regionalism
Downloads: 28,459 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]City, The (Part I) - American Documentary Films, Inc.
The Regional Planning Association of America's plea for community chaotic cities and urban sprawl. Directors: Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke. Script: Henwar Rodakiewicz, from an outline by Pare Lorentz. Commentary written by Lewis Mumford. Narrator: Morris Carnovsky. Photography: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, Jules V.D. Bucher, Edward Anhalt, Roger Barlow and Rudolph Bretz. Editor: Theodore Lawrence...
Keywords: Sustainability: 1930s; City planning; Regionalism
Downloads: 60,320 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Master Hands (Part IV) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Classic "capitalist realist" drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the "master hands" of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes. Selected for the 1999 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant"...
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing; Labor: 1930s; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 15,871 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]From Dawn to Sunset (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This classic example of "capitalist realism" depicts a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the U.S., while attempting to convince them that their own fortunes were inextricably linked to the fortunes of General Motors.
Keywords: Labor: 1930s; Consumerism; Automobiles: Manufacturing
Downloads: 12,211 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies][San Francisco General Strike] (Part II) - Pathe News
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes; Labor: 1930s
Downloads: 5,393 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Valley Town - Educational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Producers, Inc.
Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke. Photography: Roger Barlow and Bob Churchill. Music: Marc Blitzstein.
Keywords: Labor: Unemployment; Great Depression (1930s); Occupations: Steelworkers
Downloads: 15,457 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][San Francisco General Strike] (Part I) - Pathe News
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes; Labor: 1930s
Downloads: 6,672 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Boy in Court - Willard Pictures, Inc.
Juvenile court labors to provide a humane alternative for rehabilitating at-risk youth offenders.
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency; Crime and criminals; Great Depression (1930s)
Downloads: 20,881 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]City, The - American Documentary Films, Inc.
Contents. A plea for community planning, which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with (1) the serenity of life in an eighteenth-century New England village and (2) the architect's and engineer's concept of the model community, as typified by the federal government's resettlement experiment at Greenbelt, Maryland, and the privately developed one at Radburn, New Jersey...
Keywords: City planning; Urban planning; Greenbelt, Maryland; 1930s; Great Depression; Shirley Center, Mass; Homestead, Pa; New York City; Utopianism; Futurism; Slums; Mumford, Lewis; Mackaye, Benton; Regional Planning Association of America
Downloads: 5,496 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Home Movie: 98617: Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Missouri
Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Mo., 1934
Keywords: home movies; prelinger; camp; Emmaus Boys Camp; 1930s; Missouri
Downloads: 855 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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